GenaWare announced that it has been accepted as a technical committee member of the OpenGIS Consortium (OGC). The OGC mission is to deliver spatial interface specifications that are openly available for global use. Open interface specifications enable content providers, application developers and integrators to focus on delivering more capable products and services to consumers in less time, at less cost, and with more flexibility.
The OGC Technical Committee is comprised of the technical representatives of all OGC member organizations and is charged with creating OpenGIS Specifications. The Technical Committee does the bulk of its work through is Core and Domain Task Forces and their SIGs and Working Groups.
GenaWare’s products have been designed to be interoperable and enable users to freely exchange and apply spatial information. Its products also enable enterprises to realise the power of underutilized geographic or spatial information as a vital resource for improving economic productivity, decision-making, and delivery of services. It shares the same goals of the OGC, in facilitating the use of GIS data, analysis and operations across mobile and distributed networks.